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Alaska Highway Postcards

Alaska Highway Postcards
Captioned Alcan Highway, this postcard show signs marking Mile 0.0 of the "Canadian-Alaskan Military Highway". Fort Nelson is noted as being 360 miles away, and the sign on the right also states: "Road under construction. Not open to the public." The sign on the left reads: "Beginning of St. John Ft. Nelson sector, Alcan military highway. Construction began on May 6, 1942. U.S. Army.". The stamp box on the reverse shows that this is a real photo, printed on EKC paper - this stamp box design was used until 1950.

Postcard showing the original Mile 0.0 sign on the Alcan highway, 1940s

Reverse of postcard with EKC stamp box